2015: Played in four games on the offensive line at center and guard ... Missed time due to an ankle injury.
2014: Played in four games in a reserve role at center ... Saw action against Hampton, Eastern Michigan, Middle Tennessee and Marshall.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team All-District honors on both the offensive and defensive line at Blacksburg High School ... Played for head coach David Crist.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 11, 1994 ... Son of Dave and Janice Kessner ... One brother, Matthew ... Three sisters, Nicole, Chelsea and Aubrey ... Majoring in civil engineering.